First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yonatan mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yonatan

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from Australia and the United States agree the name Yonatan is of Hebrew / Jewish origin and means "Gift from god".
  2. A submission from Israel says the name Yonatan means "God given ('Yo' - God, 'Natan' - Has given" and is of Hebrew origin.
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Notable Persons Named Yonatan

Notable Persons Named Yonatan

Yonatan Netanyahu

Yonatan Netanyahu is a military person. His military service ended in 1976.

Yonatan Gat

Yonatan Gat is a punk rock, musical improvisation, world music, avant-garde music, free jazz, and psychedelic rock musician. He plays Gibson Les Paul and Fender Mustang. He was most prominent from 2006 to present.


xSDTRK is a pop, r&b, soul, rock, alternative, industrial, rhythm, blues, roll, alternative rock, and industrial music musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, piano, drums, keyboard, Sampler, Drum Machine, DAW, Sampler (musical instrument), and Digital audio workstation. His most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. xSDTRK was given the name Yonatan Ayal on September 27th, 1988 in Montreal, Canada. xSDTRK is also known as Yoni, Soundtrack, xSDTRK, and xSDTRK (Pronounced Soundtrack).

Yonatan Razel

Johnny Goldstein

Johnny Goldstein is a pop rock, rock music, and adult contemporary music singing, songwriter, and record producer. His most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Johnny was given the name Yonatan Goldstein on January 29th, 1991 in Motza Illit.

Yonatan Revivo

Yonatan Revivo is a soccer player for the Beitar Kfar Saba F.C., F.C. Ironi Ashdod, Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C., Sektzia Nes Tziona F.C., Maccabi Kiryat Malakhi F.C., Maccabi Ironi Bat Yam F.C., Maccabi Sha'arayim F.C., Maccabi Ironi Amishav Petah Tikva F.C., and Maccabi Jaffa F.C. Yonatan was born on February 15th, 1988 in Ashdod.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Yonatan

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yonatan

Natan Yonatan

Natan was given the name Nathan Klein on September 20th, 1923 in Kiev. He died on March 12th, 2004.


Fun Facts about the name Yonatan

  • How Popular is the name Yonatan? Yonatan is the 6,517th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yonatan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,240 babies born with the first name Yonatan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yonatan to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yonatan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Yonatan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yonatan is Sunday, November 12th, 1933.
  • What year had the most people named Yonatan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yonatan was in 2005 with a total of 100 babies.
  • Random Yonatan Factoid: According to the 2019 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yonatan is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 15 babies in New York have the same name in 2019.
  • Weird things about the name Yonatan: The name spelled backwards is Natanoy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Onyaant. How do you pronounce that?
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